The French Chef, produced by Boston’s public television station WGBH, debuted nationally in February 1963 and aired through July 1966. The groundbreaking work earned Julia a Primetime Emmy® Award for “Achievement in Educational Television,” making her the first educational television personality ever to receive an Emmy in open competition. Julia went on to host numerous successful television programs, eventually filming more than 350 episodes of TV.

For the recipes from these episodes, check out The French Chef Cookbook.


Potato Show

The Potato Show: Season 1, Episode 22, June 29, 1963


Omelette Show

The Omelette Show: Season 9, Episode 18, February 27, 1972